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Branch McCracken

Born: June 9, 1908
Alma Mater: Indiana (1930)

Career Record (major schools): 24 Years, 364-174, .677 W-L%
School: Indiana (364-174)
Official NCAA Record: 450-231, .661 W-L%

Conference Champion: 4 Times (Reg. Seas.), 0 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 4 Years (9-2), 2 Final Fours, 2 Championships
NCAA Champion: 1940 and 1953

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Record includes games as coach of major schools, and does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Coaching Record

SRS back to 1949-50
Season School Conf G W L W-L% SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final Notes
1938-39 Indiana  Big Ten 20 17 3 .850
1939-40 IndianaFN Big Ten 23 20 3 .870 NCAA Champ
1940-41 Indiana  Big Ten 20 17 3 .850
1941-42 Indiana  Big Ten 21 15 6 .714
1942-43 Indiana  Big Ten 20 18 2 .900
1946-47 Indiana  Big Ten 20 12 8 .600
1947-48 Indiana  Big Ten 20 8 12 .400
1948-49 Indiana  Big Ten 22 14 8 .636
1949-50 Indiana  Big Ten 22 17 5 .773 11.97 4.97 4 20
1950-51 Indiana  Big Ten 22 19 3 .864 17.00 5.90 3 7
1951-52 Indiana  Big Ten 22 16 6 .727 12.19 5.33 4
1952-53 IndianaRFN Big Ten 26 23 3 .885 19.98 8.29 1 1 NCAA Champ
1953-54 IndianaR Big Ten 24 20 4 .833 17.50 9.17 1 4
1954-55 Indiana  Big Ten 22 8 14 .364 4.44 7.81 6
1955-56 Indiana  Big Ten 22 13 9 .591 11.23 7.91 12
1956-57 Indiana R Big Ten 22 14 8 .636 8.90 5.37 10
1957-58 IndianaR Big Ten 24 13 11 .542 7.41 6.04 12 12
1958-59 Indiana  Big Ten 22 11 11 .500 8.78 5.92 15
1959-60 Indiana  Big Ten 24 20 4 .833 14.94 6.11 7 7
1960-61 Indiana  Big Ten 24 15 9 .625 7.81 5.81 4
1961-62 Indiana  Big Ten 24 13 11 .542 5.25 6.21
1962-63 Indiana  Big Ten 24 13 11 .542 6.98 6.27 8
1963-64 Indiana  Big Ten 24 9 15 .375 7.66 7.48
1964-65 Indiana  Big Ten 24 19 5 .792 18.55 6.63 2
Career Indiana 538 364 174 .677 11.29 6.58 (Official NCAA: 450-231)

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Ernie Andres (1939)
Walt Bellamy (1961)
Archie Dees (1958)
Bill Garrett (1951)
Ralph Hamilton (1947)
Marvin Huffman (1940)
Bob Leonard (1954)
Don Schlundt (1953-1954-1955)

Wins
1952-53 Indiana 23 (#7)

Win-Loss Percentage
1938-39 Indiana .850 (#7)
1939-40 Indiana .870 (#7)
1940-41 Indiana .850 (#7)
1942-43 Indiana .900 (#6)
1950-51 Indiana .864 (#3)
1952-53 Indiana .885 (#5)
1959-60 Indiana .833 (#9)
Career .677 (#100)